BD supports Direct Relief through several key initiatives including volunteer services trips, which connect employees with technical expertise to overseas healthcare providers, as well as the Helping Build Healthy Communities program, which funds community health centers as they reach underserved and vulnerable populations. Large-scale donations of needles, syringes and other products to enable many Direct Relief initiatives, including those addressing tuberculosis, human papillomavirus, and opioid addiction.
The Helping Build Healthy Communities initiative is funded BD and implemented together with Direct Relief and the National Association of Community Health Centers. The program provides award funding and products to community health centers to support innovative approaches in the delivery of health care to underserved populations. Learn more >>